Tonmoy Goswami

Co-founder, Storypick. Product guy interested in tech, entrepreneurship, psychology, art and philosophy.

How to enable Gzip on Amazon Elastic Beanstalk with Tomcat and Apache

Follow these steps to enable gzip on Amazon EBS Step 1: Create a top-level directory named .ebextensionsin your source bundle.  And create two files in it as shown below. The contents of enable_mod_deflate.conf # mod_deflate configuration <IfModule mod_deflate.c> # Restrict compression to these MIME types AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/plain AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/xhtml+xml AddOutputFilterByType …

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Why did a cancer patient travel 260km all alone to meet my dad?

The 7 hour long bus journey of a cancer patient On Wednesday, 2nd Feb, 2011, a cancer stricken patient got on a State Transport bus from Guwahati to start a 7 hour long journey to reach Numaligarh, a small town near Golaghat, Assam. After reaching Numaligarh, he walked for 20 min, under the sun, to …

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